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UK Supreme Court decision on unjust enrichment

United Kingdom - September 2 2013 The UK Supreme Court ("UKSC") recently addressed the law on unjust enrichment (Benedetti v Sawiris & Ors 2013 UKSC 50and in particular the issue

Warranties and representations in share purchase agreements

United Kingdom - January 4 2013 In Sycamore Bidco Ltd v Breslin 2012, the High Court recently considered whether express warranties in a share purchase agreement could also be the

New Zealand added to EU ‘white list’ of countries offering adequate data protection standards

European Union, New Zealand - January 4 2013 On 19 December 2012, the European Commission ("Commission") formally recognised the adequacy of personal data protection law in New Zealand, thereby

The duration of a restrictive covenant in a business sale

United Kingdom - February 5 2013 The duration of a restrictive covenant is something that is frequently heavily negotiated in share or business sale agreements. The courts have

ICO responds to European court judgment against Google

European Union, United Kingdom - May 23 2014 The Information Commissioner's Office ( "ICO"), the UK regulator for data protection, has published a brief response to the recent Court of Justice

Global privacy regulators seek to improve compliance with data protection laws by app providers

Global - January 7 2015 On 9 December 2014, authorities responsible for the regulation of privacy and data protection laws in 23 separate countries, including the UK (the

Device fingerprinting: EU cookie laws apply

European Union - January 7 2015 In late 2014 the European Union's ("EU") independent data protection advisory body, the Article 29 Working Party ("A29WP"), issued an opinion on the

The Internet of Things: new opinion issued by the Article 29 Working Party

European Union - October 22 2014 The European Union's ("EU") independent data protection advisory body, the Article 29 Working Party ("A29WP") has recently published an opinion

European court confirms web-browsing does not infringe copyright

European Union, United Kingdom - June 18 2014 The Court of Justice for the European Union ("CJEU"), the supreme court for matters of European Union law, has confirmed that viewing copyright

Reform of UK consumer rights law: new digital content provisions now in effect

European Union - June 13 2014 European Union ("EU") law regarding consumer contracts, including that which governs the provision of digital content, is undergoing large-scale